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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where do Pa and his followers take refuge?
2. What does Pa plan to control beyond the finances?
3. Why did Pa take the account books with him to battle?
4. What news does the messenger bring to Pa?
5. How does Ma feel when she finds the gold?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Do you believe the ending fate of Ma and Pa was just and deserved? Why or why not? If you were the author how would you have ended the story?
Essay Topic 2
What is a French scene? How is it used in the play? Do you think that this technique adds or detracts from the play? Why?
Essay Topic 3
How does the chaotic writing style used by the author help to make one of the play's key thematic points? Do you agree with this thematic point? Why or why not?
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